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An adventurous girl cooks, eats and explores in Europe.

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Amsterdam Highlight: Heineken Factory Tour

Not having done a brewery tour before, I cannot say how it compares, but I did enjoy this experience. Marcus seemed less impressed, as he had seen much of this … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Amsterdam Highlight: Canal cruise

We heard this was a top thing to do in Amsterdam from friends who had gone, and also from looking around TripAdvisor. I am so glad we did this. There … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Amsterdam Highlight: Museum Amstelkring (Our Lord in the Attic)

This museum takes you through the house that so many Catholics once went to in order to continue holding mass in secret. Much of the house is in its original … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Amsterdam Highlight: Red Light District

This new way of posting may be misleading in its use of the word “highlight.” I realize the connotation of the word is likely positive to most. However, I mean … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Amsterdam Highlight: Van Gogh museum & Hermitage museum

We arrived at the Hermitage museum to see the Van Gogh exhibit, housed here while the old museum is being renovated.  The building itself is quite interesting. Set in a … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Exploring Amsterdam

We woke up Thursday and finished getting ready for our trip. It was tough to get excited since I was still feeling pretty sick, but I knew I’d have to … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

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